48th Annual Spring Plant Sale
The Garden shares its legacy of conservation and propagation with the public at the Bay Area's largest plant sale featuring over 2,500 different kinds of plants with a dazzling variety of drought tolerant choices.
MEMBER PREVIEW SALE
Friday, May 4th, 2018, 4–5pm
Member Preview Sale
Friday, May 4th, 2018, 5–8pm
Friday, May 4th, 2018, 5–7pm
Loading zones available for plant pick-up
Not yet a member? Join today and attend the Member Preview Sale!
What to Expect
We want you to make the most of your trip to San Francisco Botanical Garden's Annual Plant Sale. Below are some helpful tips to follow when planning your visit.
What kind of payment do you accept?
Where are the perennials? Shrubs? How do I find what I'm looking for?
Do you provide carts? How will I carry everything?
We do provide boxes to help carry your treasures home. They will be located underneath plant display tables.
Will you have Will Call available?
How do I care for my new plants?
How do I attend the Friday night sale?
Consider joining at the Garden Lover ($150) level or above and attend the Member Preview Party from 4-5pm in the County Fair Building.
Where do I park?
Where can I leave my plants while I get my car?
Is the Annual Plant Sale kid-friendly?
Annual Spring Plant Sale
Saturday, May 5th, 2018 10am–2pm
Questions? Call 415-661-1316 ext. 411 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions & Parking
Arrive early to avoid parking headaches! Nearby parking is located in the Music Concourse Garage on Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Limited street parking is available in Golden Gate Park. For more detailed information, click here.
Tips for Members
Valid membership cards provide admission for one person to the Member Preview Sale.
Bring some cash for wine! Enjoy a cash-only wine bar while perusing the Member Preview Sale.
Bid at the Silent Auction. Friday night hosts a silent auction of rare and unusual plants from 5-7pm. Winning bids are tax-deductible donations that strengthen your connection to the Garden you love. Get ready for some bidding wars – the auction ends promptly at 7!
Upgrade your membership to the Garden Lover ($150) level or above to attend the Preview Reception from 4-5pm and to give your friends guest passes to attend the Member Preview Sale. Guest passes are mailed with your membership cards. For details on all membership benefits, click here
Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres, live music, and first access to the Silent Auction as you warm up for the big sale instead of waiting in line. With the Silent Auction's "Buy it Now" option, plants can be yours before the sale even begins. The Preview Reception for Garden Lover ($150) members and above is held from 4-5pm in the Auditorium Room of the SF County Fair Building. Click here to RSVP
Please note: Guests of the Preview Reception can enter the sale directly from the Auditorium and do not have to line up at the main entrance. All doors open promptly at 5pm. There is no early entry to the sale.
Not a member yet? Join online now or purchase a membership at the door. Don't forget, you can also upgrade to get a friend in! If you have any questions or would like to join, renew, or upgrade your membership by phone, please call our Membership Department at (415) 661-1316 ext. 302 or email Membership@sfbg.org.
More than 200 people are involved with making the Annual Plant Sale a successful event.
Shift times are Friday, 5–8pm and Saturday, 10–2pm.
Click here to sign up!
Volunteers receive a free t-shirt, and food is provided before each shift.
For more information, contact Volunteer Services at 415-661-1316 x 400 or email@example.com.